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raised for special olympics maryland. for a polar bg fit bear. tim tuten is live at sandy point state park for the polar bear plunge. because of the impending snow in the forecast all school closings and delays are running along the bottom of our screen and the list is growing. right now we go to john collins for a look at conditions at sandy point. how is it going? >> the snow is not here yet but the cold air is in the water and in the air. here is a map. we prepared a lot of information. the numbers in white is the water temperatures which are mid 30's at thomas point light house. mouth of the sever river. and temperature there. in the blue box on the left side is the beach air conditions. and the air is conditioned. 22 degrees is the air temperature. south wind not quite 10 miles an hour so that gives us a wind chill of 13. then you put the people in that cold water and they get out of the water and all of that stuff evaporates on their skin. and that is cold, that is really cold. tim tuten is all bundled up and he will tell us what is going on at sandy point. >> everything is ha
. and the plungers are back. we have head live to sandy point for the annual polar bear plunge. wbal-tv saturday starts now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> good morning, everybody. welcome to this special polar bear plunge edition of 11 news saturday morning. i'm kate amara. stan? >> we had some flurries driving in but not going to be anything but flurries. one benefit. because we have this include deck overhead, it's held the temperatures up a little bit. so it's not as bitterly cold this morning. >> our readings are mostly in the low to mid temperatures. i've got the satellite in hear. you see a lot of overcast. gray shading over the mid-atlantic reading. this is a little second impulse. it's not lake-effect snow. it's just a second impulse coming along the flow in the upper atmosphere. it's coming out of the great lakes. so we may see a little bit of this off and on but it's not accumulating-type snow. we'll see breaks in the clouds. the trend temperature-wise over the next few days is up, up, up. we'll talk about that coming up in a few minutes. >> we'll take tha
. there is no word on a motive or suspects. >> gun-control remains a hot topic on capitol hill in the wake of sandy hook. california senator dianne feinstein is introducing legislation that would ban assault weapons as well as high capacity ammunition magazines and strengthen background checks for gun buyers. the bill would and that part of president obama's gun control plan. we have more on the proposal coming up at 6:00. vice-president joe biden is taking his gun task force's recommendations on the road. he kicks off a campaign tomorrow in richmond promoting the new gun-control agenda. president obama will also travel to push his plan but the white house has not released any destinations. >> hillary clinton's byerly testimony about the attack in benghazi is still making waves. >> all due respect, the fact is we had four dead americans because -- and was it because of a protest or was it because some guys went out and decided they were going to kill americans? what difference does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and to prevent it from happening again. >> the center who asked que
, the senate is to vote on a $51 billion package to help victims of .uperstorm sandy lawmakers are expected to approve the measure. they send it to the president next week. billouse passed the .arlier this month president obama said he will sign the bill. >> civil rights groups and other todayzations plan to call president obama and congress. to act onthem immigration reform this year. it comes as president obama to nevada tomorrow to discuss his plans on immigration reform. today, groups and senators are expected to announce the plan a pathway toeate 11 million for the immigrants already in the united states. it is 5:18 right now. onm caskey joining us here set. laptop here.e i am looking at things closely. we have observations -- i am seeing a little bit of everything. the washington area. -- us break it down for the live superh a doppler seven radar. tome, dark blue, pink , -- usually the white indicates no. pink is mixed precipitation. -- indicates snow. pink is mixed precipitation. fredericksburg reporting light snow. at reagan national. martinsburg and hagerstown reporting freezing ra
. the majority leader. mr. reid: we're going to have one more vote tonight. the next vote will be on sandy and matters related to sandy monday night at 5:30. we expect -- i have spoken to the chairman, new chairman of the -- will soon be the chair of the foreign relations committee, and ranking member corker. we're going to have a vote after the business meeting sometime on tuesday on the new secretary of state. the presiding officer: the question is on senate resolution 16. are the yeas and nays requested? the yeas and nays have been requested. is there a sufficient second? there is a sufficient second. the clerk will call the roll. vote: the presiding officer: are will any senators in the chairman per wishing to vote or wishing to change their vote? if not, on this vote, the yeas are 86 and the nays are 9. two-thirds of those voting for adoption having voted in the affirmative and the resolution is agreed to. [inaudible] the presiding officer: without objection. vote: the presiding officer: the majority leader. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to a period of morning b
sandy victims suffer through a cold snap without power, they're not happy and we'll check with them. >> these are people that are suffering, and we went to see their homes, they're going to hear us, this is not the end of this. we're not going to roll over and play dead. >> back now to the breaking news that is our top story right now. a federal appeals court ruling that president obama violated the constitution when he side-stepped the senate and filled over positions on the national labor relations board. the ruling that raises questions about hundreds, hundreds of decisions issued by that board, most of which have been very pro labor for more than a year now. do those stand? are they void? are they thrown out? who is on the nlrb right now? can it even adjudicate anything? lots of questions and we'll get answers. jay sekulow, the center for law and justice and one of the attorneys, one of the victors in this case, filed a friend of the court brief on the case arguing the administration had violated the constitution. and julian epstein, house judiciary committee and former staff d
was sandy ei kechlt nchl. sandy and etta stevens had once spent time together, nine months, twin sisters separated at birth. >> my twin sister. >> it is so funny to say it. >> yeah. it is still very strange to say it. >> this was our mom's house. >> born in chicago to an unwed mother whose own mother, an italian immigrant, forced her to give up her twins. etta and sandy were adopted by two different families. >> we were raised in jewish families. we had the same kind of growing up. she loved her adopted parents, as i did. >> i could have met my twin and maybe we didn't get along but we do. >> we do. we do. >> fraternal twins, which is why they don't look-alike. >> delightful to hold in heaven. i think we love to sing. >> they like the same makeup, even the same color. etta innocently wondered about her family's medical history just as illinois opened long-sealed birth records. that's when this birth certificate surfaced and right there, a huge surprise. when sandy eventually saw it, she was confused. i looked at it. i didn't quite understand it. twin. how could i be a twin and not know i
for more control of guns. it's the first national demonstration since the sandy hook shooting. the marches want new laws to ban assault style weapons and magazines and they want more background checks. dozens of residents from newtown, connecticut joined the march today. >> reporter: emotions for newtown residents still raw. >> we have to start somewhere. >> reporter: katie kent says tn have not died in vain, but they must act. >> have to do something. that's why i'm here today. we have to write our congressman. we can't sit back and say i support you. we have to do something. >> people need to stand up for what they believe. also i just had a baby. he's two months old and it kills me to know i brought him in to a world that's so violent. >> reporter: adrian came to march because her step brother was shot in a car in a random robbery on capitol hill and died christmas eve. >> senseless acts of violence happy every day. >> reporter: a passionate speech by the delegate. >> we are all culpable if we do nothing now. >> reporter: education secretary says it's not about taking away second amen
. it is the first major demonstration since the sandy hook shooting. the demonstrators are calling on congress to ban assault- style weapons and magazines and they want more background checks. surae chin reports, dozens of residents from newtown, connecticut, joined that march. >> because we have to start somewhere. >> emotions for newtown residents. >> i can't say much for. >> still wrong. >> we have to start somewhere. >> katie says these children have not died in vain, but they must act. >> we have to do something. we have to write our congressman. we have to do something. >> people need to stand up for what they believe. also, i just had a baby, he is two months old and it kills me that i brought him into a world that is so violent. >> their stepbrother was shot in his car on capitol hill. and died christmas eve. >> it's just a horrible thing that happened, didn't need to happen. senseless acts of violence happen every day. >> a passionate speech by delegate, eleanor holmes norton. >> we are all comfortable if we do nothing now. >> education secretary, arnie duncan says, it's
changed. what has changed in this country is the continued use of these weapons. for me, sandy hook does an epiphany, sandy hook, who had guns, who kept them asi assume get them in an area -- he got a very powerful weapon and he went out with that weapon and he kill ed with a weapon that had the velocity of which could really rip these -- this was a young man, he apparently knew weapons, he knew how to use weapons, he chose to use them against the most defenseless. here's a question, does government have an obligation to protect those children? i believe we do. >> could you see your way clear to a school security program or to saying, listen, i do think there may be some armed yards at some of these schools? >> of course and there are, 1/3 of the schools in america have school guards. there were two at columbine, they couldn't get to the shooter. and that's the problem with this thing, having school guards really isn't the whole answer. the more you have these weapons, these military style weapons, that with a single slide stock on the ar-15 can be made fully automatic. the minute you ha
than the first ban she introduced back in 1994. feinstein says the sandy hook school shooting proves the need for a new ban. the national rifle association disagrees. >> our weak gun laws allow the mass killings to be carried out again and again and again in our country. >> i don't care if the weapon holds a thousand cartridges, the point is it has a constitutional purpose. >> feinstein's bill will ban the sale of more than 150 types of assault weapons. and limit ammunition rounds to ten rounds. >>> vice president biden is taking the white house campaign to gun control on the road to virginia. biden is hosting a round table discussion. president obama put biden in charge of a task force to come up with recommendations on reducing gun violence. >>> state lawmaker jerry hill will introduce legislation to protect mountain lions. it follows public outcry against state game wardens that shot two mountain lions. hills legislation would allow game wardens to rescue mountain lions that come in contact with people. >>> it's another spare the air day in the bay area. you cannot burn wood or fi
were dealt a similar blow when hurricane sandy struck last fall. 64 residents of new york were killed and the damage estimate exceeded $40 billion. andrew cuomo told his constituents not to expect a katrina-style rebuild. >> there are some partials that mother nature owns. she may only visit once every few years but she owns the parcel, and when she comes to visit, she visits. >> jennifer: instead governor cuomo wants homeowners to rebuild on stilts or sell what is left of their home to new york and then move to hire ground. now that proposal is very controversial, but is governor cuomo's plan a good one. for an answer we're going to go to james west, who's the editor of "the climate desk." james, great to have you back on "the war room." >> great to be here. thanks for having me. >> jennifer: what do you think about governor cuomo's plan to leave some areas of new york uninhabited? >> this is a super tricky issue as you mentioned before. i spoke to one resident in breezy point which was a very devastated community here in new york and he said to me tod
guess you could say it is perfect for the polar bear plunge. it is not only snowing here and at sandy point, it is snowing at ocean city. let's look at the boardwalk. coming down on the beach as well. statewide, we are dealing with this fast-moving weather system. let's take the temperatures. air temperature, beach whether -- winds of the southwest with a wind chill of 9. water temperature -- 36 degrees. the water temperature -- 34. just called. perfect for these guys, these polar bears, that is for sure. it will stay that way tonight. snow coming in from the west. this is 6:30 in the morning, just coming in from the mountains. but look when it will end. this is already the back edge of the snow. a couple hours, and we will be done with it. winter weather advisory all across central and southern maryland. the mountains already have 4 to 5 inches of snow. great conditions for skiers. drudge no. that produces the powdery nature to it. -- dry snow. temperatures in the teens all the way back to the mountains. here, a fresh coating of snow, a fresh busting in spots. again, it looks like th
to be the next alderman. sandy jackson announced a few weeks ago that she was retiring for safety reasons. a special commission will submit a list of finalists to the mayor. the deadline for applying his 5:00 p.m. today. rooftop owners around wrigley field have come up with an idea. the rooftop association just unveiled what they say is a win with advertising plan for the cubs. they're quite concerned they will be put out of business if the team put up billboards blocking their rooftop bleacher views. the 16 rooftop owners believe a compromise is a digital displays. right on their buildings. the advertising sales and revenue will be handled by the cubs. supporters feel the rooftops are as much as the legally experience as the ivy marquee, manual scoreboard and unique neighborhood advertising would only enhance the charm. it is important not to clutter the field. >> i think this might be a fan favre just to keep the clutter out of wrigley field. the cubs have not commented directly about this proposal but in a statement released a short time ago the team said bluntly signs outside of the
sandy survivors, how they're coping coming up. plus, senator john kerry, the chairman of the senate foreign relations committee, testifying to the senate foreign relations committee. it's all about his bid to be the next secretary of state. so how is that going to go? that's coming up. [ male announcer ] this is sheldo whose long day setting up the news starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >>> fox weather alert. it's january and cold. to relief for the deep freeze across the northern u.s. and forecasters say a developing storm could add snow to the mix. temperatures, better than the last couple of days bus freezing in louisville and d.c. especially painful for families who don't have any electricity or heat after superstorm sandy slammed the northeast. volunteers have set up warming tents on staten island. >> we have some propane heaters. our tent has propane heater but weather conditions like this the heater doesn't work so well. for t
, billions of taxpayer dollars going to help victims of sandy. as usual, the money is becoming a problem. "the factor" investigation. later, phil mickleson apologizes, saying he might move out of california because of high taxes. adam corolla mad at mickleson! we're coming right >> bill: unresolved problem segment, when is there is a big disaster, billions of dollars flow into helping the victims. new york governor cuomo plans to spend 30 billion taxpayer dollars on recovery and in the private sector, $400 million has already been donated primarily to help folks in new jersey and new york. some of that money came from a huge benefit concert a few weeks ago put on by a bunch of famous rock stars at madison square garden. whenever you have this kind of exposition, a loft fingers in the financial pie. joining us now from washington, ben, the executive director of the disaster accountability project. so let's start with the rock concert. the money raised there going to the robin hood foundation. i myself give that foundation a nice donation. are they doing the right thing? >> they've made 20
new protests as the country marks two years since the uprising. >>> victims of hurricane sandy are going to find it harder than they thought to rebuild their homes. >>> star wars franchise gets a new movie and new director. who disney reportedly hired to make episode seven. o can withss of air travel? can you survive change fees? blackout dates? boarding in mobs? do you actually, in a weird way, kind of enjoy rude service? then you might have what it takes to keep flying your airline. ♪ if you don't, then stop playing the airline game by their rules. come on over to southwest, the one airline that changed the game for the whole industry. ♪ >>> new video from egypt of protestors and police clashing in ere rear square. today marks the second anniversary of the up rising that toppled former leader hosni mubarak. they are not happy with the current president and say he is forming another dictatorship. >>> bobby jindal had harsh words for his fellow republicans. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. and i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adu
, and now the schools. for me, sandy hook was an epiphany. the woman who had guns, who kept them i assume in a respectable area. she also had a son and that son is quite possibly mentally disturbed. he got a very powerful weapon and he went out with that weapon and he killed 5 and 6 and 7-year-olds. i understand with 3 to 11 bullets in each of their bodies with a weapon that had the velocity to really rip these bodies apart. that should not be able to happen. this aisis a young man who kneww to use weapons. he chose to use them against the most defenseless. the question is does government have the obligation to protect those children? i believe we do. i believe we do. >> a quick question on this. i want to ask on a couple other subjects. could you see your way clear to a school security program or to saying listen, i think there maybe be arm guards at some of the schools? >> of course. one-third of the schools in america today have school guards. there were two at columbine. they couldn't get to the shooter. and that is the problem with this thing. having school guards really isn't the wh
. we'll tell you what he's accused of doing. >>> ahead, the victims of superb san -- superstorm sandy -- >>> we'll tell you the >>> that is the sound of cold rain falling in leesburg, virginia right now. it is freezing on some tree limbs and power lines because of the temperature. luckily right now, some of the areas above freezing, but we could see a messy morning commute. >> the black ice will sneak up on you. you never know if there's a spot not so great. take easy. lots of delays today. hopefully that won't be the case for a lot of folks. let's check in with tom kierein. weather and traffic on the 1s. >> it's the elevated surfaces. even though rain is falling, it's freezing up on tree limbs, power lines, the bridges and lamb f ramps, over passes. maybe your sidewalk and front step may be getting icy. in northern montgomery county, panhandle of west virginia. all the areas in pink getting the rain freezing up on elevated surfaces. where you see the green, it's generally above freezing. that includes the district of columbia and areas in the nearby suburbs. much of northern montgome
sandy. fox's david lee miller has that part of the story. >> reporter: as bitter temperatures continue to pound much of the northeast and midwest, a snowstorm hitting several states including hurricane ravaged new york and new jersey, many families still recovering in superstorm sandy without heat and family, some of them taking refuge in tents set up by aid workers. >> they've been here since day one. they help everybody in the community from food, drinks, down to diapers and you name it. >> it's very cold and actually mainly i sleep here next to the heater here. you see look like a rocket. so it's good at night, better than my home. >> reporter: meanwhile frigid temperatures and snow causing problems in other areas. in indiana this bus hit a patch of ice on a highway and flipped on its side injuring several passengers. in wisconsin many traffic accidents have been reported across the state and in virginia cars including this school bus having trouble staying straight, but some folks in chicago welcoming the snow. until today the windy city has not seen a day with an inch of snowfall
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magazines that helped the shooter at sandy hook murder. >> these weapons do not belong on the streets of our towns, our cities cities, in our schools. >> some we should be are pushing for more guns in unusual places. in arkansas there's an effort to allow church leaders to carry guns while at the pulpit. >> some pretty terrible things can happen at a church and we know they are soft targets. >> in harrisburg, pennsylvania, a gun show was canceled after the initial attempt to ban assault weapons resulted in a boycott. despite resistance the white house is pushing forward. this wednesday an emotional battle is slated with the head of the n.r.a. expected to testify before the u.s. senate senate judiciary committee with the husband of a former congress william. >> chris van hallen is lending his support for gun control. in a march at the washington monument tomorrow at noon he is joining eleanor holmes monitor the d.c. mayor and religious leaders followed by calls for congress to take action. which company ousted apple as the world's most valuable? >> this is a live
. nfl security compleconducted a securities search involving a woman named sandy ackerman who used pictures of an adult entertainer to establish relationships with pro athletes. the conversations mainly took place through twitter. in some instances she sent photographs to the players sell phones. several players tried to arrange meetings with her, which were not successful, which led to the investigation that she was a fake. >> we want to give you a little face time on "good morning washington." >> we're giving you a chance to give the "good morning washington greetings that we always show. send us a short clip or send us a link to your youtube clip. make sure you end the video by saying "good morning washington ." >> i would love to see people do their video in the snow. sandend those in. how much snow did we get? here are official numbers from the national weather center. the only one that is not official is washington, where i'm estimating about 0.2 inches. in st. mary's county, is no. i could find was just over 2 inches. stanton, 1 inch. alexandria, 0.6 inches. half an inch at
state lawmakers about the proposed laws. >>> also today, the group commissioned to investigate the sandy hook massacre meets for the first time. this morning, the sandy hook advisory commission will hear from experts who were involved in the aftermath of the columbine and virginia tech shootings. they'll be asked to make recommendations on school safety, mental health, and gun violence prevention. the group was created last month by connecticut governor dan malloy. >>> a fire forced a family of nine out of their townhouse in prince george's county. it broke out at a townhouse on empress way in bowie. chopper 4 flew over the scene. the fire burned all three floors. nobody was hurt. investigators think a problem with the chimney or fireplace caused the fire. >>> this morning we know a mother and daughter died in the house fire on manor road in falls church. this is cell phone video showing the fire burning the front of the house. neighbors say they heard an explosion, and two brief screams about 3:30 yesterday morning. the identities of the victims have not been released. we do know both v
. >> reporter: the lawmakers say the shootings at sandy hook shows that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of police who came to newtown said to me, we could not have stopped that shooter. even with the body armor we were wear with that kind of assault weapon. >> reporter: but vice president biden downplayed the need for an assault weapons ban thursday. he says those weapons are only used in a small percentage of crimes. >> i'm much less concerned quite frankly about what you call an assault weapon than i am about magazines. and the number of rounds it can be held in a magazine. >> reporter: and even sponsors of the bill acknowledge an assault weapons ban is a tough sell on capitol hill. >> we owe it to our constituents and our country to try. >> reporter: the nra calls the feinstein bill a wrong headed approach and says gun bans don't work. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> there are more than 2,000 types of hunting and sporting firearms which would not be affected by this ban. >>> democrats and republicans in the senate can apparently agree at least on something. yest
assault weapons ban. this is the sandy hook advisory commission meets to discuss what happened and how to prevent another mass shooting. >> if you're just getting over the flu, there's another illness to worry about, details on a new bug sweeping the country coming up. >> this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. i got it when we could dodownlod an hd movie in like two minutes. [ male announcer ] once you've got verizon fios internet, you get it -- the difference 100% fiber optics makes. but don't take our word for it -- ask a real fios customer. ask me why fiber optics matters. ask me about the upload speeds -- they're sick! [ male announcer ] so go online and send a tweet to a real fios customer. last chance to get fios for just $89.99 a month for 2 years with a 2-year agreement. plus get $300 back. visit got2getfios.com for america's fastest, most reliable internet. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> from the nation's capital to newtown connecticut today there were broad discussions on gun control. fox's rick leventhal reports. tr >> reporter:
hurricane sandy might disagree. as a country, where does that leave us when it comes to addressing and committing to comprehensive environmental policy? we are the same country that signed the protocol to reduce greenhouse emissions but never rad fied it. there aren't enough recycling bins, bottles and bags to reverse the damage we have done. we need bigger policy. policy that shifts us in another direction that has us investing in a greener future for the environment and the economy. president obama may have shown signs he is ready to do that in the second inaugural address. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. the path toward sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. america cannot resist this transition. we must lead it. we cannot cede to other nations the power of jobs and technologies. we must claim its promise. >> strong, clear words from a president considered not green enough by environment lists in his first term. it's true, the president has a lot of wo
the first responders who did what they could at sandy hook elementary. i was called to respond to the bombing of the federal building in oklahoma city. i spent one month investigating that senseless attack that culminated in the death of 160 americans and 19 children under the age of six. i was never the same. it is likely that the victims and survivors from newton will never be the same. do not forget the first responders. they need your help. today, we have a choice. we can maintain the status quo by putting our faith in gunfighters, the good guy we hope will prevail over the bad guy with a gunman, or we remove the obstacles that challenge our crime fighters from preventing them from ever getting a gun in the first place. people who sell guns and encourage you to place your faith in the gunfighters. this is not surprising. the fact that you can work as a fire arm without pausing a criminal background check is a flaw so large that it makes many gun laws meaningless and it distorts the fundamental effect the best of atf and every police department in the nation. as a crime figh
bear plunge. it is underway with the super plungers at sandy point state park, and that is where our very own rob roblin is standing by. robby, you have done the supper plunge. you know how hard it is. tell us about it. >> well, we have adam hays. just got back from l.a. you spent time in greece. we were there when you left carrying the torch. the torch ran all through the company. what an ambassador for special olympics and what a great athlete and a good friend. how are you doing, adam? >> great. >> you are doing the super plunge again. how are you feeling? >> great. jumping in every hour. >> for special olympics athletes for all of them to see all the support, the people coming out and raising the money. what does it mean to you? >> it just makes me so happy to see that everyone cares about special olympic athletes and wants to make us feel like we're no different than anybody else. >> and you're not actually, you are, a lot better than most people, you know that? in my opinion. [laughter] you know adam is such a wonderful friend. your mom and dad are great and brother, adam, such
and weapon we saw at aurora or sandy hook that can kill 100 people in a minute. what is the difference? >> wait a second. first of all, you're making our case. permitted. in other words, this year they're going to permit. next year, they may not permit. >> there are 50 or more gun control rules which do not permit americans to use certain types of weaponry already. so that permission, decision has already been taken more than 50 times. >> so if your primary concern is saving lives, you have to look at pistols because pistols are the primary killers and they're the primary killers in big cities, all of which have gun control laws. none of which work. >> the preferred weapon of mass shooters, deranged young men, has been five deranged young men using ar-15s. why do they use them? because they're easy to use and they create the most mass shootings in a short period of time. i see no difference in the ability to commit mass murder between an automatic weapon which is banned and you agree with that ban, and an ar-15, which is shoot 100 people dead or 20 children at sandy hook in less than a
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billion in aid for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. >>> the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000 people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. >>> two oil barges hit a railroad bridge on the mississippi river near vicksburg and began leading crude oil. the coast guard says a leaking tank filled with 80,000 gallons of crude has been contained. >>> back in 1999, the colorado grand jury looking into the death of jonbenet ramsey voted to indict her parents on charges of child abuse resulting in death. but the court said there was not enough evidence in the case. >>> president obama is a football fan that thinks the game will have to change because of the danger from the violent hits involved. the president told the new republic it will be better for the players. especially those still in college. >>> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three civil lawsuits, but most of the
this morning. the senate is expected to approve more than $50 billion in aid for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. >>> the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000 people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. >>> two oil barges hit a railroad bridge on the mississippi river near vicksburg and began leading crude oil. the coast guard says a leaking tank filled with 80,000 gallons of crude has been contained. >>> back in 1999, the colorado grand jury looking into the death of jonbenet ramsey voted to indict her parents on charges resulting in her death. but the court said there was not enough evidence in the case. >>> president obama is a football fan that thinks the game will have to change because of the danger from the violent hits involved. the public told the new republic it will be better for the players, especially those still in college. >>> casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three
. the pipeline will damage the environment. >>> the sandy hook advisory commission meets for the first time. and a revamped assault weapons ban. a look at what each group discussed. >>> a young boy going hog wild. prescribed a pet pig as emotional therapy. his parents say the pig has a calming effect and the two are like best friends. friends. >>> from the nation's capitol to newtown, connecticut. broad discussions on gun control. senior corespondent rick levinthal reports. >> the first meeting of the commission takes place in connecticut. getting information on the investigation into the shooting while also hearing presentations from experts who were involved in the aftermath of the columbine and virginia tech massacres. the group expected to offer recommendations on gun control, school safety and state mental health policies. >> we must bring about change through a thoughtful and comprehensive debate. not only how we can prevent gun violence but how we can fix our mental health system. >> california senator reintroducing a revised version of the assault weapon's ban that expired in 2004.
of aid dollars to victims superstorm sandy or not. president obama already said he'll sign the bill. others say it will add to the national debt. >>> there is a new bill in congress this morning making the district of columbia the nation's 51st state. delaware senator tom carper and three others are sponsoring a bill giving d.c. full statehood. it's not expected to pass. but many say it's a promising sign that support for statehood is at least growing. delegate eleanor holmes -- it would name d.c. the new columbia ziefrm a bill allowing gay marriage in rhode island after a landslide approval in the house of representatives, it faces uncertainty in the rhode island state senate which has voted down every same-sex marriage bill since 1997. rhode island is the only state in new england to not allow same-sex marriages. it's currently legal in nine states plus d.c. >> a lawyer is suing one of d.c.'s most prominent law firms. she says they fired her for taking time off to adopt a child. pamela levinson filed that gender discrimination suit. he claims the firm fired her in february last of
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